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High Patient Financial Responsibility Reduces Positive Outcomes

October 11, 2016 - One in four patients who skimp on healthcare due to high financial responsibility see their conditions decline in the long-run, shows a recent survey conducted by Morning Consult and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). According to the survey of 2,016 registered voters, patient financial responsibility is getting in the way of access to emergency healthcare, which could make...


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How Secure Direct Messaging Lowers Out-of-Pocket Patient Costs

by Sara Heath

Better communication through secure direct messaging may be the key to helping patients navigating an increasingly financially rigorous healthcare industry. Patients are facing the surge of high deductible health plans, incurring on them higher...

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